There are schools offering law enforcement training in Kentucky!
Schools Offering Law Enforcement Programs in Kentucky
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Each year, approximately 0.6% of Kentucky graduates receive degrees in law enforcement. In other words, every year an estimated 809 law enforcement professionals graduate from Kentucky's 32 law enforcement schools.
Midway College, which is located in Midway, is the top-ranked school in Kentucky that has a law enforcement program. It received a ranking of 37th in the country in 2010. 31 students graduated with a degree in law enforcement from Midway College in 2010. Students at Midway College paid $19,050 per year in tuition fees.
The second-ranked school in Kentucky that has a law enforcement program is Campbellsville University. Campbellsville University, which was ranked 45th in the country in 2010, is located in Campbellsville. In 2010, Campbellsville University graduated 19 students from its law enforcement program. Tuition at Campbellsville University was $19,710 per year.
The third-ranked school in Kentucky that has a law enforcement program is University of Louisville. University of Louisville, which was ranked 69th in the country in 2010, is located in Louisville. In 2010, University of Louisville graduated 202 students from its law enforcement programs. Tuition at University of Louisville was $8,424 per year.
Tuition at Kentucky's law enforcement schools ranges from $19,710 per year to $3,120 per year. But, the average tuition is $9,470 per year. The Kentucky law enforcement schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Campbellsville University - located in Campbellsville, students are charged $19,710 per year
- Midway College - located in Midway, students are charged $19,050 per year
- Union College - located in Barbourville, students are charged $19,015 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Kentucky law enforcement schools were charged at the following schools:
- Ashland Community and Technical College - located in Ashland, students are charged $3,120 per year
- Elizabethtown Community and Technical College - located in Elizabethtown, students are charged $3,120 per year
- Hopkinsville Community College - located in Hopkinsville, students are charged $3,120 per year
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The Kentucky counties with the largest populations of law enforcement professional are:
- Clark County - 2,030 law enforcement professionals
- Bourbon County - 1,150 law enforcement professionals
- Anderson County - 890 law enforcement professionals
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 8,480 law enforcement professionals will be working in Kentucky state. This would require the number of law enforcement professionals to grow by 13%.
On average, law enforcement professionals earn a salary of $50,895 per year in Kentucky state. However, Kentucky law enforcement professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,510 per year to more than $119,310 per year in 2010. The following counties in Kentucky have the highest average salaries for law enforcement professionals:
- Clark County - $57,460 per year
- Bourbon County - $53,380 per year
- Hardin County - $45,800 per year
Law enforcement professionals in the following counties in Kentucky make the lowest salaries on average:
- Bell County - $32,950 per year
- Adair County - $39,790 per year
- Edmonson County - $41,340 per year
The law enforcement professionals with highest average salaries in Kentucky were:
- Fugitive Detective - $62,970 per year
- Police Officer - $38,820 per year
On average, the lowest paid law enforcement professionals in Kentucky were:
- Fugitive Detective - $62,970 per year
- Police Officer - $38,820 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Kentucky statistics regarding a career in law enforcement and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as criminal justice or crime scene investigation.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Law Enforcement in Kentucky
- Bachelor's Degree in Law Enforcement in Kentucky
- Master's Degree in Law Enforcement in Kentucky
- Certificate in Law Enforcement in Kentucky
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,982 miles from location||Daymar College Online||Louisville||KY||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,982 miles from location||Daymar College||Louisville||KY||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,927 miles from location||Strayer University-Kentucky||Lexington||KY||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,995 miles from location||University of Louisville||Louisville||KY||31.4563||48%||21,016|
|5,913 miles from location||Eastern Kentucky University||Richmond||KY||27.7574||48%||16,268|
|5,927 miles from location||Northern Kentucky University||Newport||KY||25.346||48%||15,378|
|5,994 miles from location||Jefferson Community and Technical College||Louisville||KY||11.4553||n/a||14,991|
|5,928 miles from location||Somerset Community College||Somerset||KY||14.9987||n/a||8,195|
|6,151 miles from location||West Kentucky Community and Technical College||Paducah||KY||18.5802||n/a||7,464|
|5,999 miles from location||Elizabethtown Community and Technical College||Elizabethtown||KY||13.7844||n/a||6,913|
|6,065 miles from location||Owensboro Community and Technical College||Owensboro||KY||13.9383||n/a||6,324|
|5,830 miles from location||Big Sandy Community and Technical College||Prestonsburg||KY||9.79963||n/a||5,048|
|5,838 miles from location||Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College||Cumberland||KY||18.3943||n/a||4,959|
|6,088 miles from location||Madisonville Community College||Madisonville||KY||19.2554||n/a||4,597|
|5,827 miles from location||Ashland Community and Technical College||Ashland||KY||11.2991||n/a||4,419|
|5,931 miles from location||Gateway Community and Technical College||Florence||KY||16.0354||n/a||4,206|
|6,086 miles from location||Hopkinsville Community College||Hopkinsville||KY||10.4496||n/a||3,753|
|5,969 miles from location||Campbellsville University||Campbellsville||KY||54.5883||36%||3,178|
|5,887 miles from location||Union College||Barbourville||KY||18.2225||54%||1,435|
|5,936 miles from location||Midway College||Midway||KY||62.9924||64%||1,392|
|5,984 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute-Louisville||Louisville||KY||18.3232||100%||975|
|5,937 miles from location||Beckfield College||Florence||KY||15.3363||n/a||888|
|5,966 miles from location||Saint Catharine College||Saint Catharine||KY||13.7868||n/a||852|
|5,922 miles from location||ITT Technical Institute-Lexington||Lexington||KY||8.01552||100%||617|
|5,938 miles from location||Southwestern College||Florence||KY||9.21329||n/a||523|
|5,991 miles from location||Daymar College-Louisville||Louisville||KY||17.6745||n/a||509|
|6,030 miles from location||Daymar College||Bowling Green||KY||12.1202||n/a||499|
|6,069 miles from location||Daymar College-Owensboro Campus||Owensboro||KY||15.4169||n/a||366|
|6,150 miles from location||Daymar College-Paducah Main||Paducah||KY||30.1324||n/a||289|
|6,085 miles from location||Brown Mackie College-Hopkinsville||Hopkinsville||KY||13.3055||n/a||288|
|6,150 miles from location||Daymar College-Madisonville||Madisonville||KY||25.0644||n/a||225|
|6,014 miles from location||Daymar College-Scottsville||Scottsville||KY||n/a||n/a||109|
Curious what studying Law Enforcement gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Kentucky
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers +||6,670||$38,820|
|Detectives and Criminal Investigators +||610||$62,970|
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